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NAC chartered flight carrying bodies from Kabul lands in Kathmandu

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KATHMANDU — Mortal remains of 12 Nepalis, who were killed in Kabul suicide attack on Monday, arrived in Nepal on Wednesday.

Nepal Airlines chartered flight with bodies of the victims and 24 Nepalis transported from Afghanistan has arrived at Tribhuvan International Airport.

The government this morning had sent a special aircraft of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to Kabul to bring the bodies back home.

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Home Minister Shakti Bahadur Basnet and Minister for Labor, Deepak Bohara have reached the airport to receive the bodies.

The kin of victims have already reached the TIA after hearing that the bodies of their family members are being brought in a special chartered flight.

Government had decided to send a chartered flight as the bodies have to be brought in Kabul International Airport via three connecting flights.

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First Roland Macaulay Cup to start on November 21

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BIRATNAGAR— The First Roland Macaulay Cup is being held in the capital on November 21-24.

To be organized by the Cricket Association of the Blind, Nepal, cricket clubs–Myagdi, Jhapa, Bardiya and Tribhuvan Army–will participate in the First Roland Macaulay Cup twenty20 cricket tournament, said Pawan Ghimire, the Central President of the Association at a press conference here.

The estimated budget is approximately Rs 750,000. The opening match will be held between Jhapa and Bardiya, said the organizer.

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